A Game-Changing Tool for Personal Digital Microscopy

Personal digital microscopy has been revolutionized with the Grundium Ocus. Slides can be scanned in-house using this portable scanner and healthcare levels can be improved with secondary consultations acquired from external partners.

Collaborations are possible both on and off the lab with the Grundium Ocus as it converts traditional glass slides into high-resolution digital images. This means that samples don’t have to be prepared for shipping and a specialist does not need to be available at the microscope when the samples arrive.

Small and Affordable

Grundium Ocus is compact and realistically priced to reach every medical professional’s desk, lab or medical school. A big screen can be used to display and analyze scanned high-resolution digital slides or they can be shared for second opinion. Pathologists are free to work on many more cases at one time due to the time saved.

A Smart Piece of Tech

  • Unbeatable price for its performance
  • No maintenance costs involved as there are no wearing parts
  • Installation takes only 5 minutes so easy to deploy
  • Robust, portable device made from premium materials
  • Automated calibration, focus and scanning
  • Has a small footprint ( 8” x 8” x 8” ) so can fit anywhere
  • No limit to the number of users with its wireless connection
  • Maneuverable with setup in 1 minute
  • Web-based user interface that is easy to use
  • Requires little training to use
  • Accessible on any device (desktop / laptop / tablet)

Application Areas

Digital microscopy is advancing with the portability of the Grundium Ocus in various scientific fields.

Medical

  • Remote Frozen Section
  • Rapid Onsite Evaluation
  • MOHS Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • On-Demand Telepathology
  • Education
  • Veterinarian Pathology

Other

  • Material QC Air Quality Genomics

Portable Device with Crafted Design

Digitize Microscope Slides Anywhere

If an entry barrier for going digital existed, the Grundium Ocus removes it. Live telepathology consultations between surgeons, pathologists and researchers on and off the lab are possible as the need for physical slide transfers between the clinic and the lab is removed.

Compact and Light Weight

The Grundium Ocus truly portable with its compact size, battery pack and wireless connectivity. It fits comfortably in carry-on luggage weighing only 3.5 kg, making it easy to travel to even remote locations with no medical facilities. Grundium Ocus is resistant to vibrations and can even read frozen sections that are far from perfect.

Smart and Connected

Laptops, tablets and smartphones can all easily connect to the Grundium Ocus. The internal 500 Gb memory stores the images and these can be instantly shared with colleagues using any device. Direct internet connection, cloud support and remote access are all enabled with its independent Wi-Fi and Ethernet. The scanner can also be used off-line.

Key Benefits

  • Compact enough to fit into carry-on luggage
  • 100% wireless
  • Vibration-resistant
  • Only takes 5 minutes to deploy and setup
  • Automatic focus and scan
  • Practically maintenance-free

Remote Live View – Optimized for Frozen Section

Access Slides Remotely in Real Time

Pathologists can access slides remotely and view them live with the Grundium Ocus. Lab personnel can operate it meaning that the pathologist no longer needs to be present in the lab to view the slide. There is no need to pre-scan the slide as it is possible to view the digital slide in live view mode. However, the slide can be viewed while the operation of the Ocus is controlled by a pathologist from a distant location.

Live Remote

Key Benefits for Frozen Section

  • A pathologist doesn’t need to be on site
  • Able to view live from anywhere
  • It is small enough to find a place in every lab
  • Continuous autofocus in live view
  • 100% focus and high depth of field (able to work with variable quality slides)
  • High-quality security protocol for data transfer
  • Easy to clean with its open design
  • Robust and simple to use

Compatible with Any Workflow and Software

Digitalize & Improve the Existing Workflow

The biggest problems in digital pathology can be solved with the full compatibility of the Grundium Ocus. All existing systems, software and file formats are supported with the browser-based software meaning that there is no need to adjust the preferred workflow. All digital pathology workflows and platforms are compatible with the Grundium Ocus.

Quick and Simple

All processing takes place inside the scanner through it’s a powerful embedded computer. It only takes 5 minutes of setup to be ready for first-time deployment.. With only 15 minutes of training, any lab technician can perform the scanning.

Key Benefits

  • High-quality data security protocols
  • All of the main image formats and workflows are supported
  • Existing workflow is not impacted
  • Initial setup only takes 5 minutes
  • Ability to move and startup in 1 minute
  • Automatic focus and scan

Affordable and Carefree

Advance the Current Level of Medicine

Grundium Ocus is compact in size and affordability meaning it has the potential to bring digital microscopy to pathologists worldwide. Specific computers and additional software are not required as it operates from an internet browser. Grundium Ocus is practically maintenance-free as it has no wearing parts and doesn’t require calibration. Grundium Ocus is easy to learn and use without IT support due to its intuitive and simple user interface.

Expences

Acquisition and Operational Costs​ compared to Grundium Ocus and traditional pathology scanners.

Acquisition and Operational Costs​ compared to Grundium Ocus and traditional pathology scanners.

Technical Specifications

Grundium Ocus

The embedded powerful Nvidia CPU/GPU computer runs the OCUS software and acts as a web server. There is no need to install additional SW application as the user interface operates on all internet browsers - Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Any PC laptop/desktop, Surface, iPad, MacBook to access Ocus can be used from anywhere in the world.

There is a fully automated process to scan a single slide. The scan area is selected by the user and the rest is handled by OCUS. A single press of a button and scanning, continuous autofocus, stitching and saving the image all happens.

The OCUS can be accessed anywhere through a secure internet connection as it connects to network via 801.11ac WiFi or 1GigE ethernet.

Grundium 20x objective produces a sharp, high depth of extremely useful field images, particularly for histopathology.

Key Benefits

  • Competitive set-up cost
  • Minimum operating cost
  • Unlimited number of users
  • Simple to learn and use
  • No auxiliary costs or software
  • Remote user support

About Grundium

The Grundium Ocus does away with physical slide transfers between the clinic and the lab and enables live telepathology consultations between surgeons and pathologists.

The Grundium Ocus is a monumental leap in digital pathology. It is a precision tool, and is small and affordable enough to be on every medical professional’s desk. It is truly portable and can be brought anywhere. Wireless connectivity means telepathology is now possible practically anywhere on the planet.

Key Benefits

The Grundium Ocus is a game changing enabler of personal digital microscopy. It brings the global pool of pathology experts to you and it makes looking at sample slides convenient even off-lab.

The Grundium Ocus is your personal microscope scanner to make daily work faster and easier.


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Last updated: Mar 26, 2020 at 12:21 PM

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